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3 year old has no temp but shaking

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Dr. Keith Thomae
Specializes in General Surgery
Visit ER: Unless it's a flu syndrome the family has passed to each other, I recommend taking him to the ER for evaluation and possibly IV fluids. In IL, there ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Could be serious...: If a young child truly has no strength and is shaking, one should call 911 for an ambulance if living in a city where there is rapid response from par ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Go the the er immediately. Confusion in the setting of pneumonia is a bad prognostic sign. Good luck!
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on situation: You have listed a DX & i assume the child was seen & rx started. It will take 24-48hr for any abx to catch up with the germ & make headway on the infe ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
35 years experience Psychiatry
That's Normal: Observe closely any problem call your pediatrician.
Dr. SCOTT SWOPE
59 years experience Family Medicine
Possible viral cause: That temperature range is not unusual for a 3 year old. Several factors can cause this. Stay quiet for awhile, small amount of clear liquids, by te ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Comfort: Fever is the bodies natural response to illness. It drives up the heart rate so healing factors in the blood circulate faster. I see little benefit to ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Needs to be seen: A fever at that level for this length of time plus not walking is enough to know the kid needs to be examined soon. The sooner the better.
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A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Namerow
49 years experience Pediatrics
Probable virus: The symptoms you describe are usually associated with a viral infection. The treatment would include bed rest, liquids, acetomenophen for fever. Of co ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Supportive care: There is little evidence that any OTC cough med does anything for kids that age & some that they thicken secretions making them harder to couugh u ... Read More
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A 3-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
URI symptoms: With coughing and sneezing and low fever, it sounds like your child has an upper respiratory infection. This is usually viral and can often last 7-10 ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Pink eye: Your child has developed pink eye as the after effects of the flu. He did this by rubbing his nose and then rubbing his eyes to cause the infection. H ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Let him be: Studies in the US over a decade ago have shown little to no benefit of common cough meds to kids under six. They can actually thicken secretions where ... Read More
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